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If the volume of a Box is 1,463,000 cubic millimetres, what is the vol
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If the volume of a Box is 1,463,000 cubic millimetres, what is the volume of the box in cubic meters? (1 millimeter = 0.001 meter) A) 14.63 B) 1.463 C) 0.1463 D) 0.01463 E) 0.001463
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Originally posted by Avigano on 23 Jul 2016, 13:27.
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25 Oct 2016, 17:04
Avigano wrote: If the volume of a Box is 1,463,000 cubic millimetres, what is the volume of the box in cubic meters? (1 millimeter = 0.001 meter)
A) 14.63 B) 1.463 C) 0.1463 D) 0.01463 E) 0.001463 Since we are converting from cubic millimeters to cubic meters, we have to adjust the conversion. (1 millimeter)^3 = (0.001 meter)^3 (1 millimeter)^3 = 0.000000001 meter^3 Thus, 1,463,000 cubic millimetres = 0.000000001 x 1,463,000 = 0.001463 cubic meters Answer: E
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The trick here maybe to just drop the ugly numbers and transform 1,463,000 cubic mm into 1,000,000 cubic mm just to understand the logic behind. If volume of a cube equals \(10^6\) cubic mm and the formula is side * side * side, we can infer that the side measures \(10^2\) mm, or 100 mm. And 100 mm = 0.1 mt. Therefore the side measures 0.1 mt. In volume, this would be represented as 0.1 mt * 0.1 mt * 0.1 mt, which yields 0.001 cubic mt. The answer choice should have 2 zeroes between the point and the first decimal different to zero.
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Avigano wrote: If the volume of a Box is 1,463,000 cubic millimetres, what is the volume of the box in cubic meters? (1 millimeter = 0,001 meter)
A) 14,63 B) 1,463 C) 0,1463 D) 0,01463 E) 0,001463 Check other Conversion problems to practice from our Special Questions Directory.
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23 Jul 2016, 16:28
\(Well,\; square\; meters\; or\; cubic\; meters\; are\; simply\; m*m,\)
\(so\; our\; nice\; "a\; lot\; of\; millions"mm^{3},\; means\; x_{mm}\cdot y_{mm}\cdot z_{mm}\; and\; as\; each\; of\; these\; mm\; has\; a\; conversion\; of\; \frac{1}{1000},\)
\(the\; whole\; pack\; will\; need\; a\; reduction\; of\; 10^{9}\; ,\; 9\; zeros,\; to\; become\; m^{3}.\)
\(Answer\; \mbox{E}.\)
\(Hope\; it\; helps.\;\) \(:)\)
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Avigano wrote: If the volume of a Box is 1,463,000 cubic millimetres, what is the volume of the box in cubic meters? (1 millimeter = 0,001 meter)
A) 14,63 B) 1,463 C) 0,1463 D) 0,01463 E) 0,001463 Comma's should be converted to points for better understanding of the problem .
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minwoswoh wrote: The trick here maybe to just drop the ugly numbers and transform 1,463,000 cubic mm into 1,000,000 cubic mm just to understand the logic behind.
If volume of a cube equals \(10^6\) cubic mm and the formula is side * side * side, we can infer that the side measures \(10^2\) mm, or 100 mm.
And 100 mm = 0.1 mt. Therefore the side measures 0.1 mt.
In volume, this would be represented as 0.1 mt * 0.1 mt * 0.1 mt, which yields 0.001 cubic mt.
The answer choice should have 2 zeroes between the point and the first decimal different to zero. Hi pushpitkci dont get for some reason logic of sentence in red... if 1 mm is 0.001 cubic mt. then then shouldnt we divide 1463000 by 0,001



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dave13 wrote: minwoswoh wrote: The trick here maybe to just drop the ugly numbers and transform 1,463,000 cubic mm into 1,000,000 cubic mm just to understand the logic behind.
If volume of a cube equals \(10^6\) cubic mm and the formula is side * side * side, we can infer that the side measures \(10^2\) mm, or 100 mm.
And 100 mm = 0.1 mt. Therefore the side measures 0.1 mt.
In volume, this would be represented as 0.1 mt * 0.1 mt * 0.1 mt, which yields 0.001 cubic mt.
The answer choice should have 2 zeroes between the point and the first decimal different to zero. Hi pushpitkci dont get for some reason logic of sentence in red... if 1 mm is 0.001 cubic mt. then then shouldnt we divide 1463000 by 0,001 Hi dave131 mm is 0.001 mt 1 cubic mm will be \((0.001)^3 = 0.000000001\) cubic meter Since we are given the volume of the box is 1,463,000 cubic millimeters, to convert into cubic meter, we need to multiply it by 0.000000001. 1,463,000 cubic mm = 1,463,000*0.000000001 = 0.01463 cubic meter. Hope this helps you!
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We know that when you multiply numbers with decimals, you multiply the numbers and then shift the decimal point to the left as many times as there are spaces to the right of the decimals in both numbers.
We are given that 1 millimeter = 0.001 meter
1 cubic meter= (.001)(.001)(.001) cubic millimeters
It follows that 1 cubic millimeter = 1 cubic meter (followed by 9 decimal shifts to the left).
How do we get from cubic millimeters to cubic meters? We shift the decimal 9 spaces to the left.
We can see that 7 shift gets us .1463000 so 9 shifts gets us .001463000 cubic meters



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don't we need to convert twice such as 1463000 cubic millimeters to millimeters and 0.001 meter to cubic meters? I mean we only convert the later one. Give me a more thorough solution. BunuelPosted from my mobile device
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